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Computer Engineering I Goal 1.02.01A



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The purpose of expansion slots is to:
a.
Increase the size of the motherboard.
b.
Allow the Hard drive and floppy drive to communicate with the CPU.
c.
Add memory to the computer.
d.
Allow the addition of optional components.
 

 2. 

Three valid types of expansion slots are:
a.
ISA, AGP, and PCI.
c.
ISA, ASA, and IDE.
b.
ASA, IDE, and PCI.
d.
VESA, PCI, and ASA.
 

 3. 

The main circuit board in a computer is called the:
a.
CPU.
c.
Daughter board.
b.
Processor board.
d.
Motherboard.
 

 4. 

VESA local bus runs faster than all EXCEPT:
a.
PCI.
c.
EISA.
b.
ISA.
d.
MCA.
 

 5. 

The power supply temperature is controlled by the:
a.
Thermostat.
c.
Cooling fan.
b.
Power fuse.
d.
CPU fan.
 

 6. 

The power supply can be checked by measuring the voltage with a:
a.
Logic probe.
c.
Multimeter.
b.
Cable tester.
d.
Galvanometer.
 

 7. 

Which power supply connector listed below does NOT connect to a peripheral device?
a.
Molex
c.
Submini
b.
Mini
d.
P1
 

 8. 

Which color power supply wire represents the ground wire?
a.
Yellow
c.
Black
b.
Red
d.
White
 

 9. 

Which color power supply wire represents the 12V DC power output?
a.
Yellow
c.
Black
b.
Red
d.
White
 

 10. 

Which color power supply wire represents the 5V DC power output?
a.
Yellow
c.
Black
b.
Red
d.
White
 

 11. 

What voltages does the power supply provide to the different system components?
a.
12V, 6V and 3V
c.
12V, 4V and 1.8V
b.
12V, 5V and 3.3V
d.
6V, 5V and 4V
 

 12. 

PC power supplies use:
a.
DC and give AC.
c.
AC and give AC.
b.
DC and give DC.
d.
AC and give DC.
 

 13. 

The operating speed of a CPU is referred to as the:
a.
Optimum speed.
c.
Preferred speed.
b.
Ideal speed.
d.
Clock speed.
 

 14. 

Which is NOT a popular manufacturer of desktop CPU’s:
a.
Intel.
c.
Sun Microsystems.
b.
Motorola.
d.
Advanced Micro Devices.
 

 15. 

On a PGA or SPGA CPU pin one is designated by the:
a.
Orientation notch.
c.
Instruction manual.
b.
No designation is necessary.
d.
Number one.
 

 16. 

What do the 486SX and the 386SX have in common?
a.
Both have only 16 wires on the external data bus.
b.
Neither can run protected mode.
c.
Neither have an active math co-processor.
d.
Both can only address 16MB of RAM.
 

 17. 

The correct size of a DIMM is:
a.
168.
c.
30.
b.
72.
d.
184.
 

 18. 

Typical sizes of SIMMs are:
a.
32 & 72 Pins.
c.
30 & 72 Pins.
b.
30 & 76 Pins.
d.
32 & 76 Pins.
 

 19. 

DIMM stands for:
a.
Digital Inline Memory Module.
c.
Dual Inline Memory Module.
b.
Digital Initialization Memory Module.
d.
Dual Initialization Memory Module.
 

 20. 

SIMM stands for:
a.
Single Inline Memory Module.
c.
Single initialization Memory Module.
b.
Secondary Initialization Memory Module.
d.
Secondary Inline Memory Module.
 



 
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